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KMBC's Michael Mahoney: Senators' Disrespect for Sunshine Law "Dead Wrong"

KMBC's Micheal Mahoney, this weekend: 

As Mahoney notes, the language of the Sunshine Law is quite clear: "A public body shall allow for the recording by audiotape, videotape, or other electronic means of any open meeting.”

Beyond Sen. Mike KehoeSen. Will KrausSen. Ron Richard and former Senator Scott Rupp have denied members of the public to film public committee hearings in previous hearings.  Former Senator Brian Nieves instituted irrational prohibitions on tripod use for filming public hearings he chaired, effectively barring television coverage of public legislative activity.

The full text of the Missouri Sunshine Law may be found online here